A. Lange & Söhne Glashütte B/Dresden, Movement No. 25082, Case No. 25082, 54 mm, 154 g, circa 1888
An important, extremely rare pocket chronometer with spring detent escapement manufactured in quality 1A, sold in 1888 for the sum of 875 Marks - formerly with rating certificate of the "Deutsche Seewarte Hamburg" Case: 18k pink gold, monogrammed, glazed movement. Dial: enamel. Movm.: 2/3 plate movement, anti-galop system, chain/fusee, gold screw compensation balance.
This is one of only 34 ever produced pocket chronometers by Lange & Söhne with spring detent escapement and chain/fuse. It is also fitted with intricacies such as an anti-galloping device and a blued cylindrical hairspring – a rare and remarkable piece in excellent condition.
The watch is listed in: Martin Huber, Die Lange Liste, p. 100
Estimate 40,000 - 55,000 €
Price Realised 65,800 €
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